World Day of Remembrance

August 22, 2022 | BY Tiffany Smith | IN News

Remember. Support. Act. Please join us for the annual World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims on Sunday, November 20, 2022. This is your chance to remember those lost and injured in crashes and to bring extra urgency to your advocacy for change. This year’s event is especially timely, as the number of people …

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November 22, 2021 | BY Leah Shahum | IN Families for Safe Streets, News, Zero Traffic Deaths

In Boston, they laid 4,000 yellow roses on the steps of the State House, representing those killed and seriously injured in crashes in Massachusetts in 2020 and 2021. In St. Paul, they lined candles on the steps of the State Capitol in the shape of “447,” the number of people killed in traffic crashes, so …

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November 4, 2021 | BY Leah Shahum | IN Families for Safe Streets, News, Zero Traffic Deaths

Actions Planned Across U.S. as Traffic Deaths Increase Record Levels         World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims – Sunday, November 21, 2021 – is taking on extra urgency as the number of people dying and severely injured in preventable traffic crashes in the U.S.  is rising at an alarming rate.  …

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September 27, 2021 | BY Leah Shahum | IN Families for Safe Streets, News, Press

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  WHAT: World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims – Sunday, November 21, 2021 – is taking on extra urgency as the number of people dying and severely injured in preventable traffic crashes in the U.S.  is rising at an alarming rate. In 2020, 42,060 people died in motor vehicle crashes – …

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November 19, 2020 | BY Leah Shahum | IN Families for Safe Streets, News

World Day of Remembrance Events Urge Safety Over Speed Imagine city, state, and federal leaders having access to a proven vaccine for a public health crisis that took the lives of more than 1.3 million people worldwide each year. Yet, for some reason, they did not utilize it to the fullest extent. Instead, they focused …

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November 10, 2020 | BY Leah Shahum | IN News, Press

November 15th: Day of Action to End Safety Epidemic FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Leah Shahum, Vision Zero Network info@visionzeronetwork.org WHAT: On this annual World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, communities across the nation and globe are organizing  in-person and virtual events calling to end the epidemic of traffic violence. More than 25 …

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October 2, 2020 | BY Jenn Fox | IN Families for Safe Streets, News, People Behind the Progress

Traffic violence is a national epidemic that kills nearly 40,000 people and injures 3,000,000 a year. On Sunday, November 15, families and communities around the world will be remembering the millions who have been killed and seriously injured on our roads, and advocating to stop these preventable tragedies. In this month’s People Behind the Progress, …

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November 19, 2019 | BY Leah Shahum | IN Families for Safe Streets, News, Press, U.S. Vision Zero Cities

From Asheville to Austin, Tampa to Tempe, Denver to DC, a record number of communities across North America mobilized to demand an End Traffic Violence as part of annual World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims on Sunday, November 17, 2019.

November 13, 2019 | BY Eric Tuvel | IN Families for Safe Streets, International, News, Press, U.S. Vision Zero Cities

As many Americans prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving later this month, thousands of others are planning events throughout the county and around the globe to remember those who have been lost in traffic violence that often could have been prevented. On Sunday, November 17, events — both big and small — will be held in honor …

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November 20, 2018 | BY Veronica Vanterpool | IN Families for Safe Streets, News, Safety Over Speed

First We Remember, Next We Organize for Change, Safety Thousands of people across the nation gathered Sunday, November 18 at vigils, memorial walks and rallies as part of the annual International World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims (WDoR2018). From Austin to San Jose to Chicago to Jersey City, those who led solemn sermons, …

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